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Trusts Caught by the Deemed Domicile Net

Following the Finance Act in 2017, a new category of “deemed domicile” was introduced into the UK’s Inheritance Tax regime.

Separated Parents: Top tips for a “plane” sailing summer holiday

If you are planning a summer holiday with your child but you are separated from your child’s other parent, there are some things to think about in advance.

Tornagrain | New Town Development

We act for Tornagrain Limited, part of the Moray Estates group, in connection with the development of the Tornagrain new town.

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Gillespie Macandrew LLP is an independent Scottish law firm with offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth.  We provide expert legal advice to businesses and individuals and their families on a wide range of legal and tax matters and are leading advisors to the rural, energy, charity and property sectors

At Gillespie Macandrew we custom design our advice around our clients.

Charities Committee

We have a long and proud history of community involvement and support a variety of causes through community projects and associations.  Each year, we donate 1% of our pre-tax profits to our charity partners, currently Alzheimer Scotland and the Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity, and the total donated over the past 6 years is over £170,000.  In addition, each member of staff is given a paid day off each year to volunteer to support local causes and the firm also supports charities through pro bono work at a strategic and operational level.

Green Mission

We live in a world of ambitious net zero targets and constant news headlines reminding us that more needs to be done. We as a firm are embracing this through our sustainability agenda, focusing on our own awareness and identifying changes we can make together and individually.

Gillespie Macandrew is a member of the Legal Sustainability Alliance, the leading sustainability network for law firms and the UK legal sector.

International Network

Lexwork International is a trusted referral network consisting of high-quality independent law firms across the Americas, Europe and Asia.  The firm has been a member since 1995 and has significant experience of co-ordinating international projects and transactions. We also offer a range of Chinese language and business services and we maintain many other professional contacts throughout the world.


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Gillespie Macandrew donates £38,000 to its partner charities

Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity and Alzheimer Scotland are to share a donation of £38,000 from law firm Gillespie Macandrew.

Lexwork International Annual Virtual Conference

Lexwork International Annual Virtual Conference

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